Elegant Chilled English Pea Soup with Crab and Meyer Lemons

I am always trying to elevate my cooking. I want the people who visit and eat at my house (and my lucky hubby) to always feel like they’re eating at a restaurant. Now don’t get me wrong. I’m all for an easy weeknight meal, but we all want to feel special, and being able to cook something like this not only feels great but tastes AMAZING especially if you want something refreshing for summer.

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Perfect for Summer Crab Cakes

If you’ve read this blog long enough, you’ll know that I ADORE seafood ESPECIALLY during the Summer. So it should be no surprise that I’m about to tell you the recipe for these crab cakes with a remoulade that is so good that my husband often puts it on the salad that I serve alongside these cakes. If you’ve got a craving for all things crab, keep reading!

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My Aloha Fried Rice Recipe

I LOVE the tropics. I’ve never been to Hawaii but if it’s anything like Puerto Rico it’s got to be gorgeous. Lately, I’ve been feeling the pull of the beach. The closest beach we have here is Revere and it’s okay, but not like the Florida beaches I grew up with. So I’m trying to celebrate the beginning of summer the best way I can and that’s through food. That’s when I had this delicious idea to make this Hawaiian Fried Rice and now the recipe is ALL YOURS!

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Sweet and Savory Crepes Two Ways

The duality of life is something frequently encountered. Good vs. Bad. Happy vs Sad. Tired vs Energize and here’s another one for you to pick between (or not): Sweet vs. Savory! Don’t worry though, once you know how to make a crepe what you put into it is all up to you so don’t be afraid to experiment a little. I LOVE Crepes, but I’ve always heard that they are tough to make. I decided to be brave though, and try this recipe to make a delicious breakfast, and it was a LOT easier than I thought it would be. So I’m happy to pass this on to you.

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How to Cook an Elegant Steak Oscar

My husband’s birthday was recently and considering we weren’t able to go to a restaurant to celebrate, I asked him what he would like that was special for a dinner at home. He told me he wanted something that was surf and turf with a little meat and some seafood. I went scouting and found this recipe for Steak Oscar and let me tell you, it was MIND BLOWINGLY GOOD!

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Luxurious Slow Cooker Lamb Stew

I really can’t express how much I hate winter in Massachusetts. I know I’ve said this before, but truly, it’s not even the snow, it’s the icy wind and just the frigidness of it all. To be honest, I actually deal with a subtle form of depression during the winter because things slow down and it’s like everyone is hibernating. I get extremely lazy during the winter, so cooking dinner is usually a struggle, which is why I love this recipe so much.

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Cantaloupe with Mozzarella and Prosciutto Salad

In this season of dieting, I wanted to talk a little about this new salad for those who don’t like tomatoes or greens.

A traditional Caprese Salad has mozzarella, tomato, and basil and it’s delicious, but not everyone likes tomatoes. My husband for example really doesn’t like them and I don’t always want a traditional green leafy salad so finding this was a major win for my home.

I would like to give credit to the website I found this on, but unfortunately, this recipe was removed and I had to remember it from scratch. I’ve seen variations on this where people have added basil or mint, and even balsamic vinegar, but I’m going to give you the recipe I like to put together when I want a sweet and savory meal. This salad serves 4.

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